First cruise...what I expected.

Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: July 01, 2013
Ship: Carnival Fascination
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 4 years ago

The ship was ok. If you walk the outside decks late at night\, there was a strong odor of sewer. Glad I didn't have a balcony room! The ship was reportedly renovated about 5-6 years ago\, but the decor still reminded me of an 80s casino. Just a little tacky overall.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
I didnt expect awesome food\, and the usual lunch/breakfast buffets were of average quality. The dinners were better that I expected\, seafood was pretty good.


3 out of 5
Pretty good\, what I expected. The shows were too cheesy for me\, but I am pretty cynical\, and everyone else seemed to like them. Best part was the Piano Bar. Rob at the Piano Bar entertained us every night.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
They were all friendly and happy to help us.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship was clean for the most part\, but the bathrooms by the pool were always a mess.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
OK room\, not much to say other than that there was only ONE outlet in the room. Bring a power strip.

Pros: The Piano Bar

Cons: Lots of people with questionable taste

Recommends Carnival Fascination? Yes!

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